United States Code
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Establishment of Center for Security Technology, Analysis, Response, and Testing
The Administrator for Nuclear Security shall establish within the nuclear security enterprise (as defined in section 2501 of this title) a Center for Security Technology, Analysis, Response, and Testing.
The center established under subsection (a) shall carry out the following:
Provide to the Administrator, the Chief of Defense Nuclear Security, and the management and operating contractors of the nuclear security enterprise a wide range of objective expertise on security technologies, systems, analysis, testing, and response forces.
Assist the Administrator in developing standards, requirements, analysis methods, and testing criteria with respect to security.
Collect, analyze, and distribute lessons learned with respect to security.
Support inspections and oversight activities with respect to security.
Promote professional development and training for security professionals.
Provide for advance and bulk procurement for security-related acquisitions that affect multiple facilities of the nuclear security enterprise.
Advocate for continual improvement and security excellence throughout the nuclear security enterprise.
Such other duties as the Administrator may assign.
(Pub. L. 113–66, div. C, title XXXI, § 3116,
Dec. 26, 2013, 127 Stat. 1058.)
cite as: 50 USC 2515